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5 Nov 2011 19:00

The Emmy Destinn Young Singers Awards 2011

This biennial international competition was established in 2000 in London to promote Czech opera and provide a platform to showcase young talent. This year a new award called Czech Song Prize has been created to mark the 130th anniversary of Emmy Destinn’s birth, which is to inspire young singers to explore the great wealth of Czech songs. The award finals will be traditionally staged in Prague.

The Emmy Destinn Young Singers Awards - The 7th Competition
Under the patronage of Minister of Culture of the Czech Republic

The competition is open to young singers of any nationality, involved in the advanced study of classical singing. Participants are requested to prepare a programme of contrasting arias and songs,  which must include a Czech aria and a Czech song. For Czech and Slovak nationals, one aria must be in English.

First Prize  - £2000
The winner receives the bronze Emmy Destinn medal created by Irena Sedlecká FRBS
Czech Song Prize
- £500
Dvořák Society of Great Britain Prize - £500
Most Promising Singer Prize - £500
Provided by Robert Hendra

Tickets: £7 (includes a complimentary glass of wine)

More information at: info@destinn.com


Rosslyn Hill Chapel, Rosslyn Hill, Hampstead, London NW3


5 Nov 2011 19:00


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